Santa Rosa Island Research Station-Closed until further notice in Response to COVID-19

The CI Santa Rosa Island Research Station (SRIRS) encourages students' engagement across academic levels in inquiry-rich learning experiences that develop and expand knowledge and critical thinking skills. Please review the description of our educational programming (PDF, 27.4K) and/or contact the station at, for more details about educational opportunities at the SRIRS. If you are interested in visiting the SRIRS for educational, research, or volunteer purposes please complete our online application to apply for a class visit. Please review our new user rates and fees EFFECTIVE JULY 1ST 2021 (PDF, 30.5KB) and look at the SRIRS Calendar before selecting your dates to ensure that space and resources are available for your visit. Check out the testimonials from past students that participated in CI's SURF program.  The Channel Islands National Park can also provide other opportunities for distance learning and outdoor education programs. To check out some virtual content that is both island specific and global check out The Virtual Field

Everyone visiting the SRIRS must sign a CI liability waiver (PDF, 118KB). Liability waivers for minors must be signed by the parent or guardian. Each group leader is responsible for ensuring that each participant has submitted a CI liability waiver and read the station rules and policies (PDF, 177K). 

Please go to our visiting section for further information about your visit to the CI Santa Rosa Island Research Station. 

*Top-right photo taken by Erin Edgell, bottom photo taken by Aspen Coty
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